Regional TPM Leader

11 - 15 years experience  •  Building Materials

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 09/21/17
Savannah, GA
11 - 15 years experience
Building Materials
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 09/21/17

The Regional TPM Coordinator is a critical leader for Owens Corning R&A Division. This role is responsible for leading the development and execution of TPM implementation plans to exceed the business objectives as deployed by the division leadership team. This role is responsible for providing overall coordination for the implementation of TPM within the assigned manufacturing locations. It is also responsible for ensuring all internal and external resources are aligned against the priorities of the business including: Safety, Quality, Production Efficiency, Cost and Customer Service. This role is fundamental in supporting and leading TPM implementation, productivity improvement and loss elimination initiatives across the division. As a leader, this role is also responsible for the development of training and building individual capability for the site TPM pillar leaders.

Major Action and Support Actions:

•Reporting to the Manufacturing Leader and the TPM organization, this position will be working with a wide variety of Regional leadership, plant leadership, plant associates, outside vendors and contractors to drive improvement in Safety, Quality, Production Efficiency, Costs and Loss Reduction.

•This position will assist the plant leadership in the expanding the implementation of Total Productive Maintenance (TPM) principles and Lean-Six Sigma capability tools.

•This position will also have responsibility for supporting Autonomous Maintenance (AM) / Focused Improvement (FI) / Planned Maintenance (PM) / Early Management (EM)/ kaizen Teams within the Region.

•As a key leader of the Autonomous Maintenance Pillar: Implement and lead the AM pillar support of integrate AM and Natural Work Teams (NWT) capability aimed at KPI improvement. Support the plant's Natural Work Team development through the TPM pillars and through mentoring of teams.

•Lead Focused Improvement / LSS efforts and provide guidance to TPM managers and/or other pillar leaders focusing on process capability, throughput, loss and KPI improvements. Drive team based and data driven culture

•Maintain communications with other TPM locations and facilities in sharing "best practices" to drive results and capability development consistency

•Coordinate with other functional areas to ensure accomplishment of overall TPM and plant objectives as needed.

•Understand and applyfinancialdrivers and Key Performance Indicators (KPI).


•Must have thorough knowledge of processing and manufacturing equipment to effectively lead technical resources to successfully maintain production line equipment to achieve high levels of productivity.

•Must possess strong financial control skills to support plant efforts in successful cost and capital planning performance.

•Self starter with ability to develop strategies in line with an overall business vision.

•Strong leadership skills with the proven ability to set a vision, manage change, develop personnel and strategically plan for continuous improvement.

•Must be able to communicate effectively to all levels of the organization and have the ability to influence others across multiple levels of the organization.

•Technical understanding of continuous manufacturing process and compliance requirements preferred

•Ability to work off shifts occasionally

•Ability to travel is required (60%)

•Experience: Minimum 10 years of Manufacturing & TPM (JIPM) Required

•TPM (JIPM) certification (preferred but not required)

•Degree: Bachelors Degree in Engineering or Management (preferred)

•Strong preference on TPM (JIPM) roll-out experience

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